Dover Street Market: a must see trendsetting market featuring the various lines of Comme des Garcons as well as an outpost of the Rose bakery whose sister’s restaurant is in Paris.
Cutler & Gross: located conveniently near Harrod’s and Harvey Nichols. Began as an eyewear resource to rock and roll bands in the 60’s and 70’s. Collectible and timeless…
Celia Birtwell: Best known for her marriage to Ossie Clark in the 60’s and for her exuberant prints. Her shop features yard goods and accessories.
After Noah: features American retro furnishings and accessories. Check out the Kings road or Harvey Nichols location.
Hackett: the British answer to Polo…best known for its logo wear featuring exaggerated polo numbers on sleeves and chests .
Feathers: uber trendy outpost for edgy design located near Paul Smith in the Westbourne Grove .
Designers Guild: Trisha Guild’s home away from home featuring vibrant printed yard goods, linens, and towels to brighten up grey London days.
Whistles: features young, trendy designers as well as private label. Various locations…
Smythson of Bond Street: (the perfect last minute gift ) the Duty free shop at the airport produces stationary and iconic bound leather books for any occasion. They are pocket sized leather books with kitschy phrases in guild leathering. They combine a beautiful technique with something irreverent.
Emma Hope: the originator of fancy footwear in London, specializes in beaded and embroidered satins and velvets…Visit their outlet in Islington.